January 12, 2009

Slumdog Millionaire -Talk of the Town

The 66th Golden Globe Awards has been an extraordinary night bringing the Hollywood and Bollywood together. Shah Rukh Khan, one among the 50 most popular people in the world was the presenter of The Golden Globe Awards on January 11 at Beverly Hilton. The movie 'Slumdog Millionaire' has won four Golden Globe awards under various categories.

The nominations for the Best Motion Picture are:

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
The Reader
Revolutionary Road
Slumdog Millionaire

Slumdog Millionaire was awarded the Best Motion Picture-Drama.

The nominees for the Best Director were
Stephen Daldry- The Reader
David Fincher - The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Ron Howard - Frost/Nixon
Sam Mendes - Revolutionary Road

The best director -Motion Picture was given to Danny Boyle for having directed Slumdog Millionaire.

The nominations for the best screenplay for a motion picture were

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
The Reader
Slumdog Millionaire

And The best screenplay -Motion Picture was given to Slumdog Millionaire written by Simon Beaufoy

The nominations for The Best Original Score-Motion Picture are

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button -Composed by Alexandre Desplat
Changeling-Composed by Clint Eastwood
Defiance-Composed by James Newton Howard
Slumdog Millionaire-Composed by A.R.Rahman
Frost/Nixon-Composed by Hans Zimmer

The best Original Score -Motion Picture was awarded to A.R.Rahman for Slumdog Millionaire

A.R.Rahman is the first Indian to receive the Golden Globe award.

The Golden Globe Awards will be followed by the most famous Oscar Awards in a month. Slumdog Millionaire is nominated for the Oscars and the team(the whole country as well) keeps their fingers crossed.

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